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A globally accepted term, WASH stands for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene. Each of these components is interdependent, therefore, they are grouped together to represent a growing sector where each is dependent on the presence of the other. A good example would be a dysfunctional/absent toilet that could lead to water contamination, rendering hygienic practices impossible/difficult to carry out.
So why do we need WASH? Due to the fact that almost 1.1 billion people around the globe do not have access to safe water and 2.4 billion experience inadequate sanitation. It is a pivotal step to bring water, sanitation and hygiene to the poor to overcome poverty and restore human dignity.
To add more, over 200 million school age children are infected with parasites and flukes. Deceases related to water and sanitation can have severe results such as physical and mental underdevelopment, decrease in children’s learning capacity.
The Assessment of Water, Sanitary, and Hygienic Conditions in the Kvemo Kartli Region
The main objective of the assessment was to evaluate water, sanitary, and hygienic (WASH) conditions in three previously selected locations in the Kvemo Kartli region (Dmanisi and Tsalka municipalities), and to develop recommendations in order to solve the problems and challenges identified. The ass
WASH Technical Assessment in Kvemo Kartli Region
On 22 – 30 January 2017, CENN, assessed the state of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) from preliminary selected locations in Marneuli and Tetritskaro Municipalities. The survey included 10 target groups, comprising of schoolteachers and students, vulnerable groups, municipal representatives, etc